Food in Ancient Egypt and the Mediterranean World
11/7, & 11/21
Hosted by: Dr. Steve
Ancient Egyptian civilization thrived for at least 5,000 years, an amazing achievement. Theancient Egyptians did not, however, erect even one Burger King, McDonald’s, Roy Rogers,or a Taco Bell. Just like people today, the ancient Egyptians got hungry. What did theancient Egyptians eat and drink? What did a typical ancient Egyptian family have fordinner? Did they have beer? Wine? Utilizing numerous images from tomb walls and actual archaeological finds, this illustrated lecture introduces the diet of ancient Egypt, what weknow and how we know it. Theirs was a diet far more varied than you might think, and its influence later spread to ancient Greece and ancient Rome.
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